Monday, May 18, 2009

Finding Faith in a Skeptical World review & GIVEAWAY!!

This giveaway is now CLOSED! Congratulations to Neas Nuttiness for winning!


Finding Faith in a Skeptical World is written by Chet Galaska, a former atheist. This down-to-earth book covers subjects that once stood between him and faith. Some chapters deal with matters of faith such as prayer, redemption, salvation and sin. Others address issues like Christian hypocrisy, why bad things happen, miracles, Satan and the Christian view of war. Some are about the seemingly contradictory relationship between science and religion that are discussed in chapters on scientific perception, creation and evolution. Other subjects like the sometimes violent and cruel history of Christianity, “Born Agains” and the Christian view of the Jewish people don’t fit neatly into any category. The common denominator is that each addresses an issue that can be misunderstood and create a distorted, negative view of the faith. The book was written with the intent of providing brief shortcuts for curious unbelievers, those seeking faith, those new to it, and for Christians who may not be familiar with some of the ideas covered. (from the publisher)

MY REVIEW

This is a good book on the basic tenets of the Christian faith and the questions many people have about them. Galaska writes clearly and concisely. The chapters are short and easy to read. Each chapter begins with a question telling the reader exactly what the chapter will be about. This book would be perfect for seekers and new believers.

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82 comments:

Cheryl said...

Thanks for reviewing Chet's book. I truly enjoyed this book myself. Not only is it good for new Christians, but for those who seek ways to share faith with skeptics.

Cheryl

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nfmgirl said...

What a great book! I'd love to get this book, read it myself, and then pass it on to my agnostic father. This is going on my Wish List. Please count me in. Thank you!

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I would love to win this book. My sister is right on the edge of becoming a believer and she loves to read, so this would be a perfect thing for me to be able to give to her (after I read it, of course).

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I blogged it:
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Kelly said...

I`d really like to see how a non-believer changed their beliefs.

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mar said...

Faith is so important. I would love to win this book - thank you

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Carlene said...

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Tobye said...

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Sunnyvale said...

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AmishDancer said...

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Jenndiggy said...

I'd LOVE to read this. I've been asking tons of questions of a friend from high school who's now a preacher. He might get a little break from me, and I might find some answers in this book!

kngmckellar said...

I would like to read about how he became a Christian, about faith, and everything!
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sweetsue said...

I would like to win-I have occasional doubts myself.
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Marianna said...

I grew up in a very Christian home, went to Christian school, etc... but I don't mind admitting that I've had my own moments of doubt. I'd love to read this book!

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Anonymous said...

Would love to win this as I have some questions that seem to be addressed in this book.
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Mimi the kitten said...

I'd be thrilled to win. Thanks for the chance, and God bless you.

Madam Pince said...

As someone who struggles with her faith, it seems Chet wrote this book just for me. If I won, I can promise a thoughtful read.

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Donna M. Clark said...

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Miranda said...

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Jinxy and Me said...

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Sharon said...

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kerri69 said...

This book sounds interesting and right know I feel my faith is being tested

Gianna said...

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Venus Montoya said...

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